Master of Medical Research (By Research)

Griffith University

This degree provides graduates with the opportunity to undertake advanced study and research. Students will gain a thorough training in applied scientific research and methodology and be prepared for higher degree by research studies and professional employment in the research field. The program consists of coursework (40 credit points) and a research component (80 credit point dissertation). The coursework will provide critical evaluation of research and presentation, develop the student's knowledge and understanding of statistical analyses techniques as applied to scientific research and develop an awareness of research proposal design and background. Students will have the opportunity to develop a research proposal including aims, methodology and a literature review. The dissertation involves applied research on a specific project, a seminar and thesis describing the research in detail.

Course Fee:

International: $42,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in medical science, biological science, pharmaceutical science or a related health discipline from Griffith University or from another university or institution with a GPA of at least 5 (using a 7-point scale) or equivalent


120 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Medical research

Study Pathways:

Students who successfully complete the Master of Medical Research program will be eligible to apply for entry to doctoral research programs.

Further information:

Following criteria needs to be satisfied: proposed topic is appropriate for higher degree research and consonant with the academic aims and objectives of the School; two qualified members of staff holding confirmed, continuing or fixed term appointments of sufficient length for the purposes of supervision; the School is able to provide the necessary research place, supervision, resources and facilities; and there is an appropriate fit between the applicant, research environment, available resources and supervision; the provision of educational services consequent upon approval of the application for candidature will not expose the University to a risk of contravening any applicable law, including any international embargoes, sanctions or controls which regulate the University's operations from time to time, and proposed program of work can be completed within the maximum period of candidature for the degree

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00233E

Related Careers:

Research Officer, Survey Researcher,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gold Coast No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Gold Coast No info Yes Part time 3 years
Griffith University offer more than 350 qualifications across 5 campuses in Queensland. Griffith University serves more than 40,000 students. Approximately half of Griffith students study full-time and on-campus.

Provider CRICOS: 00233E

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